(Accepted name: Ostorhinchus capricornis)
Bright orange body with a black spot on tail base, rather than band as in Ostorhinchus aureus (Ringtail Cardinalfish), and blue lines through eye, rather than white, as in A. flavus.
Max Size: 6 cm
Sea Temperature Range: 18.5-30.0°C
Habitat: Coral Reef, Rocky Reef
IUCN Threat Status: Not Evaluated
Occurrence: Infrequent (1% of sites)
Occurrence describes how often the species is found on surveys within its distribution.
It is calculated as the % of reef sites surveyed by RLS divers across all the ecoregions in which the species has been observed
Abundance: Many (71 per transect)
Abundance is calculated as the average number of individuals recorded per RLS transect, where present.
Edit by: RD Stuart-Smith, GJ Edgar, AJ Green, IV Shaw. 2015. Tropical Marine Fishes of Australia. Reed New Holland